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Welcome to Oshkosh ...

The city of Oshkosh is located in Winnebago County<1> and is the County Seat for Winnebago County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Oshkosh has a population of 67,004 people<2> (see below for details).

Oshkosh is 750 feet [229 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Oshkosh lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Area codes for Oshkosh: (920) and (274)<4>

Websites for Oshkosh ...

Official Website:   www.ci.oshkosh.wi.us/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.oshkoshchamber.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Oshkosh had an population of 67,004 people. This is an increase of 1.39% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 6.5% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Oshkosh had a population of 66,083 people (or 39.57% of the total population of Winnebago County). This makes Oshkosh the county's most populous community.

The population of Oshkosh represents 1.16% of the population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 8th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 66,083 people, the population of Oshkosh increased 5.03% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 62,916 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Oshkosh.

Communities Also Named Oshkosh ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Oshkosh - they are located in Louisiana, Nebraska (2) and North Dakota.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Oshkosh.

Communities near Oshkosh ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Oshkosh.

  • Appleton [Outagamie County]
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    • Appleton [Outagamie County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Oshkosh
    • Estimated population in 2019: 74,098 people
    • Former name for Appleton:
    • Appleton Junction
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Appleton
  • Fond du Lac [Fond du Lac County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fond du Lac
    • Fond du Lac [Fond du Lac County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Oshkosh
    • Estimated population in 2019: 43,263 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fond du Lac
  • Neenah [Winnebago County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Neenah
    • Neenah [Winnebago County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the north of Oshkosh
    • Estimated population in 2019: 26,300 people
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  • Grand Chute [Outagamie County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grand Chute
    • Grand Chute [Outagamie County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Oshkosh
    • Estimated population in 2019: 23,305 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grand Chute have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grand Chute
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Fox Crossing [Winnebago County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fox Crossing
      • Fox Crossing [Winnebago County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Oshkosh
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fox Crossing
    • Menasha [Winnebago County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Menasha
      • Menasha [Winnebago County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Oshkosh
      • Estimated population in 2019: 17,873 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Menasha have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Menasha
    • Greenville [Outagamie County]
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      • Greenville [Outagamie County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Oshkosh
      • Estimated population in 2019: 12,361 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenville
    • Harrison [Calumet County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harrison
      • Harrison [Calumet County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Oshkosh
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harrison
    • Ripon [Fond du Lac County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ripon
      • Ripon [Fond du Lac County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Oshkosh
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,841 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ripon
    • Kimberly [Outagamie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kimberly
      • Kimberly [Outagamie County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Oshkosh
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,802 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kimberly

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Oshkosh. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Oshkosh.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Oshkosh. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Oshkosh.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Oshkosh. Our list includes 62 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Oshkosh.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Wisconsin

About Winnebago County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Oshkosh: www.ci.oshkosh.wi.us/

The official website for Winnebago County: www.co.winnebago.wi.us/

The official website for State of Wisconsin: https://www.wisconsin.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Wisconsin's counties, including Winnebago, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Oshkosh.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Oshkosh - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (274) is an overlay for area code (920).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Oshkosh) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Oshkosh. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Oshkosh

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Oshkosh. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.0250, Longitude: -88.5426    
<6>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






















 

 

 

 

 


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